Reporting on Capitol Hill

Recorded On: 07/23/2022

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Learn about a day in the life of a Congressional reporter, what it takes to become one, what the benefits are of doing so, what the differences and requirements are to work in a fast-paced, highly visible legislative environment. Total CEU 0.1. Product will expire 30 days from registration.

Traci Mertens, RDR, CRR, CRC

Traci Mertens is an official reporter for the U.S. House of Representatives and a part-time broadcast captioner.  She holds state certifications in Missouri, Illinois, Texas, California, and Washington.  Mertens has been reporting since 1988, a freelance for 30 years, and a firm owner for seen years.  She has served on the NCRA Student Affairs Committee and the NCRA Realtime Technology Committee.  She has also been an NCRA Speed Contest medal winner in 2018 and 2019 and took third place overall in 2019.


Webinar - Reporting on Capitol Hill
Recorded 07/23/2022  |  60 minutes
Recorded 07/23/2022  |  60 minutes This video should not be viewed on a mobile device. Video screen must be forefront screen. Minimizing the video or viewing from a mobile device will result in a miscalculation of the required minutes to complete this webinar.
Quiz - Reporting on Capitol Hill
2 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  100/100 points to pass
2 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  100/100 points to pass To receive 0.1 Credit, you must answer both questions correctly. If you do not pass, you will have one more attempt. If both attempts are unsuccessful, you may purchase a quiz retake for $10. You may only purchase one quiz retake. *After passing the quiz, do not forget to view/print your certificate to gain your CEU credit.
Webinar Survey
5 Questions
Certificate - Reporting on Capitol Hill
0.100 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
0.100 CEU credits  |  Certificate available You must click on "VIEW/PRINT YOUR CERTIFICATE" in order for the credit to be posted to your NCRA transcript.